Stories for: Ethan Casey

Seattle bedazzled by “Josh”

Ethan Casey writes about his experience after watching an upcoming Pakistani film and the image it presents to Western audiences.

Is America paying attention?

For purposes of this column, I mean by “America” not the state or the establishment, but the society. It's important...

What does Afghanistan have to do with Vietnam?

Well, the latest news is that a lone US serviceman has gone on a shooting rampage outside Kandahar and killed at...

Why are we in Afghanistan?

By “we” I mean we Americans, since I am an American and the question of the American presence in Afghanistan is the...

Preserving humanity in an inhumane time

“Protest that endures, I think,” the American writer Wendell Berry once wrote, “is moved by a hope far more modest...

Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?

“He has been hanging in there on the fringes of Pakistani politics for so long now that it’s easy to take him for granted.”

What are we entitled to hope for?

Last week I published an article addressing the retired cricket star Imran Khan’s recent surge in popularity as an...

What are we doing to ourselves?

The latest thing we’re all being forced to try to make sense of and/or pick up the pieces from is the video of four...

Thinking the unthinkable

James Howard Kunstler is an American writer who enjoys a large following for his prediction of a looming future in...

What’s wrong with bitterness and self-pity?

In my blog excerpted here Monday, I referred to the fact that Americans themselves – ourselves; I am American and...

It’s always right to try

Last week was an eventful one on multiple fronts, though really they’re all of a piece. The dust-up in the London...

Waging war on ourselves

A couple of years ago, giving a talk at a church in Seattle, I was conveying as best I could the anger Pakistanis...

We are free to choose peace

I was planning to devote this column to Memogate and Ambassador Husain Haqqani’s resignation, then I woke up one...

Has America turned a corner?

On November 17, I posted a link on my Facebook page. The article, “This Is What Revolution Looks Like” by Chris...

History doesn’t repeat but it does rhyme

A couple of weeks ago, in response to my article “Microsoft, Chase Bank, and what’s good for America,” a...

It’s not about Greg Mortenson

Ever since April, when the US newsmagazine show 60 Minutes and writer Jon Krakauer aggressively raised questions...

California and the global connection

“What do you think of Arnold?” a young Pakistani asked me as we passed the time at a cricket match in Lahore in ...

Microsoft, Chase Bank, and what’s good for America

The other day, I went into my local branch of Chase Bank. It moved recently to a new location, not far from the...

What Pakistani Americans can do to help

Over the past five years, I’ve spoken at many fundraisers for non-profit organisations that address chronic and...

A whirlwind tour of the real America

I returned to Seattle on Saturday after a week on the road – or rather mostly in the air, flying back and forth ...

Opinion

Afghan election and beyond

Education guidelines

The CAR is crashing

An unequal battle

Editorial

Life without dignity

One-way ‘talks’

Parveen Rehman case

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